10 thoughts on “The Wychford Poisoning Case (Roger Sheringham Cases, #2)

  1. Susan Susan says:

    This is the second mystery featuring Roger Sheringham and was first published in 1926 It follows The Layton Court Mystery 1925 and is followed by, Roger Sherringham and the Vane Mystery, in 1927 However, while most of the books in the series have been re released, and now most are on kindle, author Anthony Berkeley refused to allow this to be re printed and it has now become difficult to track d

  2. Irfan Nurhadi Irfan Nurhadi says:

    Ah, another Sheringham novel..This time Berkeley gave us his commentary on British law He commented that the innocent until proven guilty thing, doesn t exactly ring true as the words said It was, actually, quite the contrary Why not When a case is in the public interest, public opinion seems to have decided that the accused party is indeed guilty The until proven guilty part makes people focused in tryi

  3. Ann Ann says:

    Roger Sheringham, best selling novelist, man about town and occasional amateur detective, decides that a young woman accused of poisoning her husband is innocent Why he feels this way is not made clear it appears to be a kind of contrarian thinking As a matter of fact, Sheringham never meets the prisoner, never writes to her or consults her in any way He conducts his investigation by getting himself and his best

  4. Priya Priya says:

    2.5 stars actually.Although it was a jolly ol mystery the scenes with the niece were quite irritating Dash it all , she was an unnecessary prop that wasn t given any depth of character or modicum of intellect and frankly, both Roger and Alex were downright mean to her The scene where he is spanking her and her dad just ignores it, feels terribly wrong even just to read through.No explanation is gi...

  5. Damaskcat Damaskcat says:

    Mrs Bentley is on remand waiting to be tried for poisoning her husband John Bentley Roger Sheringham, on no very definite evidence, believes her to be innocent even though he hasn t met any of the people involved in the case He travels to Wychford with a friend who has a cousin living in the town to do some investigation himself in an attempt to clear Mrs Bentley s name.It soon becomes clear that there are several people who just

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